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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-15-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,128
Posted By George Miller
Re: Oil drain tube

The drain tube works like a boat in the current of a river. The oil does the same form the tube it flows with the current. Which will pull oil out of the rear main.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-03-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,496
Posted By George Miller
Re: Head Studs

Yes most retap with the wrong class thread, making the suds loose in the block.
better way is cut a slot in threads of a old stud use, that to clean the threads.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 11-02-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By George Miller
Re: turning brake drums on conventional lathe

For the back drums I use the end of a old axle shaft in the chuck.
The front I turned down a shaft to fit the bearing races in the hub.
The easy way is take it to some one that does that kind of...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-28-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By George Miller
Re: Model A flywheeel lightened

I agree he had other problems. The first Burlington crank I used had the flywheel flange running out .005 that will make it vibrate. I ended up turning the flywheel on the crank. Not what I wanted...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-27-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By George Miller
Re: Model A flywheeel lightened

Model A flywheel about 63 lbs Model B flywheel about 50 lbs.
You should not have a vibration problem with a light flywheel, some one messed up.
Most of the engines that I have done had light...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-09-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By George Miller
Re: Valve stems

You are going to have to use adjustable lifters or change all the valves. Then you would have to grind the end of the stems for the right clearance. Not a easy job. best to just by adjustable...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-06-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By George Miller
Re: 29' motor knock when under a load, ideas?

If not the timing, a loose center main.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 10-05-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By George Miller
Re: Spare Tire for Roadster PU

Yes I did it. used a 19 inch motor cycle tire on my 19 inch wheel. Put a plate to the cross members of the bed with a long bolt in it. Then made a big flat washer turned a shoulder on it to fit the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By George Miller
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-20-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By George Miller
Re: Valve insert exhaust??

Yes there is a tool that goes in the holder for the cutter. I have put many in the last 60 years. We did a lot of cars in my Dads shop. I still have the same tool used it on the engine that I,m...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By George Miller
Re: Valve insert exhaust??

Yes the edge was rolled in over the seat. There is a tool for that. Most of the time when you only have two seats replaced there was a crack going to the cylinder wall. Number 3 and 4 are bad for...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-19-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By George Miller
Re: Frame year ID

I say 1929 but not sure.
Forum: Model-T 09-19-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 113
Posted By George Miller
1924 coupe. Front fenders, hood, radiator shell

Wanted radiator shell, front fenders, hood for 1924 T coupe.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-05-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By George Miller
Re: Distributor worth rebuilding?

yes find another that one will never be good.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-22-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,173
Posted By George Miller
Re: Is this an 'A'?

looks like a chev to me also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-17-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By George Miller
Re: Replacing A connecting rod in place

If you have a crank that is .002 out of round you will end up with .004 clearance in the end. It will last for awhile but sooner or later you will have trouble.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By George Miller
Re: Replacing A connecting rod in place

Most likely the engine needs a complete rebuild. All the rods rings pistons valves had traveled the same distance. So unless some thing happened to just that rod the rest are not far behind. Like I...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By George Miller
Re: Replacing A connecting rod in place

Yes but how are you going to get the wrist pin out.
You will have to use the right under size rod.
How do you know if it fits the wrist pin right.

In the end it is always better to do things...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-16-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,622
Posted By George Miller
Re: Replacing A connecting rod in place

How did you get the rings to go back in the cylinder.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-12-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,253
Posted By George Miller
Re: Asking price for a 28 AR

I say around 15,000 it needs some work.
By the way my car was part of the 100 anniversary also.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-05-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By George Miller
Re: Why I prefer open cars

I agree they are hard to beat.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-27-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 804
Posted By George Miller
Re: Lots of oil in my Head!

Do you have fire to the plugs. You need to check that first.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-26-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,902
Posted By George Miller
Re: .027" or .035"

The wider the gap the stronger the spark. But there is a point when it can no longer jump the gap. Pus it will take easies path just like we do. I say .032
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-22-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By George Miller
Re: Edelbrock 94-1151-Primary?

I have used them many times. i have one on my 1930 pickup, with a home made intake. It runs real strong 7-1 BF head
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-15-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,021
Posted By George Miller
Re: I've just got to share this!!!

Great story Brent. That does not happen to most of us that moved away in our younger years.
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